Annabel Croft will pay tribute to late husband Mel Coleman by travelling North ... trends now

Annabel Croft will pay tribute to late husband Mel Coleman by travelling North ... trends now
Annabel Croft will pay tribute to late husband Mel Coleman by travelling North ... trends now

Annabel Croft will pay tribute to late husband Mel Coleman by travelling North ... trends now

Annabel Croft is set to travel around North Yorkshire in a campervan in tribute to her late husband Mel Coleman for a new segment on This Morning. 

The former tennis star, 57, will present a three-part series on the ITV show called Camper Vannabel, where she will explore North Yorkshire.

Annabel said the series is dedicated to her husband Mel as the pair had enjoyed exploring the UK in the camper together and she wants to continue on that tradition. 

Annabel married yachtsman Mel, 60, in 1992, but he tragically passed away in May 2023 - eight weeks after being diagnosed with stage 3 cancer.

On the new series, Annabel told The Mirror: 'A few years ago, my late husband Mel and I, converted an old delivery van with the idea of exploring the best of Britain together. 

Annabel Croft is set to travel around North Yorkshire in a campervan in tribute to her late husband Mel Coleman for a new series on This Morning, The Mirror revealed on Monday

Annabel Croft is set to travel around North Yorkshire in a campervan in tribute to her late husband Mel Coleman for a new series on This Morning, The Mirror revealed on Monday

Annabel married yachtsman Mel, 60, in 1992, but he tragically passed away in May 2023 - eight weeks after being diagnosed with stage 3 cancer (Pictured in

Annabel married yachtsman Mel, 60, in 1992, but he tragically passed away in May 2023 - eight weeks after being diagnosed with stage 3 cancer (Pictured in 

'Life doesn’t always work out the way you plan and although I have some wonderful memories of us in Vannabel, I want to continue what we started and spend more time discovering Britain.'

She added: 'Strap yourselves in because we are going off-grid from coastlines to countryside, so pitch up with Vannabel and I for our journey of discovery.' 

Annabel and Mel had three children, two daughters, Amber, 27, and Lily, 24, and a son, Charlie, 26. 

Annabel told Women & Home Magazine in February that she her own grief following the loss of her husband Mel has led her to feel like 'nothing matters anymore.'

The former Strictly star said the grief she felt for her husband was 'horrendous'.

Annabel admitted that competing in Strictly Come Dancing distracted her from the 'terrible' time at home following Mel's death.

She told the publication: 'I've done lots of extraordinary things in my career, but Strictly is different... A distraction at this terrible time in our family's lives was quite positive.

'I didn't do everything perfectly, but after everything we've been through, I thought, 'Does it really

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